Numismatic Catalog of Venezuela
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Obverse
Piece bbdv500bs-cbx-5 (Obverse)
Photo from piece bbdv500bs-cbx-5: Design C, Type B. Blurred date. Serie 5 digits
Photograph credits: Alvaro Dos Ramos
Reverse
Piece bbdv500bs-cbx-5 (Reverse)
Photo from piece bbdv500bs-cbx-5: Design C, Type B. Blurred date. Serie 5 digits
Photograph credits: Alvaro Dos Ramos
Characteristics
  • Identification Code: bbdv500bs-cb
  • Obverse: Design in black over a background in blue. On the left, portrait of Simon Bolivar inside an oval from unknown author. Above, the date filling space "Caracas _____ 190__". On the right, the denomination value "500" within a guilloche. Below, "VALE POR", the denomination in words "QUINIENTOS BOLÍVARES" «five hundred Bolívares». Above, the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA" - "SOCIEDAD ANÓNIMA". In each corner the denomination value "500". On the bottom, the signatures zone. Above, the payment clause "PAGADEROS AL PORTADOR EN LAS OFICINAS DEL BANCO" «Payments to the Bearier in the Offices of the Bank». Below the date, the legend of the capitalization amount "CAPITAL Bs. 12.000.000".
  • Reverse: Design in blue. In the center, inside a circle Coat of Arms with the motto "INDEPENDENCIA", "LIBERTAD", "5 DE JULIO 1811", "28 DE MARZO 1864" and "DIOS Y FEDERACION", on each side the denomination value "500". Above and below of the Coat of Arms the issuer name "BANCO DE VENEZUELA". In each corner the denomination value "500"
  • Production information: June 1916: 4000 pieces (serie 4 and 5, interval 6001 - 9999 and 10000), December 1918: 8000 pieces (serie 5, interval 10001 - 18000)
  • Design variations in the obverse: From Design C, Type A with the change of the payment clause
  • Signatures: "Por el Banco de Venezuela" «p.p. Banco de Venezuela», "Por el Banco de Venezuela" «p.p. Banco de Venezuela» and "El Secretario" «The secretary»
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Warning
- Due to the absence of official information on the banknotes issuance made by private and public entities before the creation of the Central Bank of Venezuela, the list includes known pieces or pieces referenced in a bibliography.
SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
N/Lbbdv500bs-cbx-4 Entry with photoUnrecognized Date
4
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N/Lbbdv500bs-cbx-5 Entry with photoUnrecognized Date
5
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SCWPM Piece Code Date Serie Amount
Note
S294pbbdv500bs-cbp Entry with photoNo date
5
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Obverse only print proof over a cardboard.
N/Lbbdv500bs-cbp2 Entry with photoNo date
5
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Uncut sheet print proof. Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
S294sbbdv500bs-cbs Entry with photoNo date
5
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Stamped on the obverse "SPECIMEN" - "SPECIMEN", in red (perfored).
Legend
Piece information
No change
Unconfirmed (C)
Added recently (N)
Deprecated (E)
Updated (A)
Unverified (V)
In revision (R)
  • Unconfirmed: Referenced piece that it's not confirmed the existence.
  • Added recently: Piece added since 22 April, 2024
  • Deprecated: Piece deleted and no longer valid.
  • Updated: Piece updated since 22 April, 2024
  • Unverified: Piece that should exists but no verified piece is known.
  • In revision: Catalogued piece that is under revision.

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N/L Not Listed in Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM)
XX.XXX.XXX ? Estimated amount, not confirmed
NOTE: The piece identification from the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money (SCWPM) used in this website is updated to: Specialized issues (7th edition - 1995), General issues 1368-1960 (14th edition - 2012) and Modern issues 1961-2019 (25th edition - 2019)
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